That single loop
of silver, of leather, of gold
the bond of love, the melding of souls.
That sweet promise of ever and always
that nothing but death can sever.
In this perfect unity we are free
We share one heartbeat;
a tattoo of bliss and agony.
I place my life in your hands
for safekeeping, hold close, caress
while I depart from reality;
above and beyond all reason.
in my trembling flesh;
above and beyond all thought.
Senses melt into wordless ecstasy
Sharp tears prick my eye
like Kushiels Dart as blood
roars through my veins
like the rush of a fall, colours blur,
explode into pure white light,
and I am floating, drifting, spinning through it all.
But then, then Im fading away, sinking back down
The noise subsides to an ebbing pulse
Colours fade back to monotone
The tides of pleasure recede,
leaving me washed up;
once again a mere mortal
looking up, star-struck, at the eternal blue
of your eyes.
Again I feel that